The Center at Belvedere

Charlottesville, VA | Cultural


Bushman Dreyfus Architects


47,200 SF


2021 AIA National Design for Aging Review Award of Merit

About the Project

New two story, 47,200 SF senior community center with multiple services, including a cafe, fitness studio, art studio, art gallery/lounge, library, classrooms, game room, conference rooms, 400-seat performing arts auditorium and a primary care clinic. Includes an outdoor covered terrace, open lawn/garden with park benches and a pond. A garden shed will also be constructed. Electricity will be provided by a photovoltaic panel array on the roof.

The Center at Belvedere’s mission is to positively impact the Charlottesville community by providing a supportive environment for social engagement, physical well-being, civic involvement, creativity, and lifelong learning.